Input and Output of National Character Set
(Hong Kong)

Prepared by : Samuel Tam, Systems Manager, ITSD




Table of Contenty

1. Introduction

2. Chinese Character

3. Input of Chinese Character 4. Output of Chinese Character 5. User Created Character

1. Introduction

The purpose of this document is to introduce the input and output processing of Chinese in Hong Kong, in particular the existing Chinese IT processing in the Hong Kong Government (hereinafter abbreviated as "Government")

Totally, there are four topics to be coverd in this document. The first one is on "Chinese Character". The pupular Chinese Character sets and internal code sets used in Hong Kong will be described under this topic. The usage of Chinese characer in Government IT applications will also be discussed.

The second topic is on "Input of Chinese Character". Under this topic, the input devices, input methods and screen fonts used in Government IT applications will be introduced.

The third topic is on "Output of Chinese Character" which will cover the printer and print fonts used in Government.

The last topic is on "User Created Character" where the current situation of user created characters in Government IT Applications will be descrived.


2. Chinese Character

3. Input of Chinese Characters

The following section describes the present situation on the input of Chinese characters in Government IT applications :-

4. Output of Chinese Characters

The following section describes the present situation on the output of Chinese characters in Government IT application :-

5. User Created Character